Sport on Freeview Up to March 17th

Hello all, welcome to the latest Sport on Freeview update, now including sub-sections for your favourite channels too – these will follow after the main listings, so please do check these out!  

Check out my radio show at http://www.livesportsfm.co.uk this weekend- previewing all the week’s sport on TV!  11:30 on Saturday morning!  Chris

Listings up to and including Friday March 17th.  Look out for the Snooker Players Championship final this weekend on ITV4, as well as live darts on Front Runner (Freeview Channel 91)… and there’s Six Nations Rugby, Horse Racing later in the week with the Cheltenham Festival – it’s a busy one!

Don’t forget to check out my BT Showcase page too – which has been updated with listings up to March 18th – download the spreadsheet to see what’s been on the channel so far.  

I’ve also published an article about BT winning Champions League and Europa League rights – with my predictions, please do take a look, and let me know what you think!  It’s at https://wordpress.com/post/sportonfreeviewuk.wordpress.com/3303 – Chris

Saturday March 11th 2017:

10:00 – 11:00
ITV4
ITV Racing
The Opening Show

12:00 – 13:00
BBC One
Football Focus on The Road

12:30 – 18:30
ITV
Rugby Union
Six Nations LIVE
Italy v France and England v Scotland.

13:30 – 16:00
ITV4
ITV Racing LIVE
From Sandown and Wolverhampton.

14:30 – 17:30

BBC Red Button

Final Score

 

14:30 – 17:30

BT Showcase

BT Sport Score

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15:00 -19:00

Isle of Man Darts LIVE

Front Runner (Freeview Channel 91)

16:10 – 17:10
BBC One
Final Score
Football Updates

18:45 – 23:15
ITV4
Snooker Players Championship LIVE
Second Semi Final.

18:50 – 21:00

BBC Red Button

World Freestyle Ski and Snowboard Championships 2017

20:00 – 22:00
Spike
Live Boxing on 5
Undercard Bouts from Cardiff.

21:00 – 21:50
Channel Five
Football on 5
Championship Highlights

21:50 – 22:20
Channel Five
Football on 5
League One and Two Goal Rush

22:20 – 00:10
Channel 5
Boxing on 5
Craig Kennedy v Stephen Simmons

22:20 – 23:05
BBC One
Match of the Day
Premier League Highlights

23:05 – 23:35
BBC One
Match of the Day
FA Cup Highlights
Including Arsenal v Lincoln City.

Sunday March 12th 2017:

12:30 – 13:15
BBC Two
MOTD2 Extra

12:45 – 17:15
ITV4
Snooker Players Championship LIVE
Final day of play.

13:30 – 16:00
BBC One
FA Cup Match of the Day LIVE
Tottenham Hotspur v Millwall
FA Cup Quarter Final.

14:00 – 18:00

Isle of Man Darts LIVE

Front Runner (Freeview Channel 91)

16:20 – 17:20
Dave
Red Bull Soapbox Race
Best of Compilation.

18:00 – 19:00
BBC Two
Rugby Union
Six Nations Highlights
Round 4 action.

18:45 – 23:15
ITV4
Snooker Players Championship LIVE
Final day of play.

22:30 – 23:00
BBC One
Match of the Day 2
Liverpool v Burnley.

22:55 – 04:55

BBC Red Button
FA Cup Sixth Round Goals (Looped)

23:40 – 00:10
BBC Two
Women’s Six Nations Highlights

23:50 – 00:40
ITV
Rugby Union
Anglo-Welsh Cup Highlights.

Monday March 13th 2017:
13:00 – 13:30
BBC Two
Women’s Six Nations Highlights

19:00 – 20:00
Channel 5
FIA World Rally Highlights
Action from Mexico – Round 3.

19:00 – 20:00
ITV4
Rugby Union
Anglo-Welsh Cup Highlights

19:30 – 22:00
BBC One
Match of the Day LIVE
Chelsea v Manchester United
FA Cup Quarter Final.

20:00 – 22:00

BBC Red Button

Match of the Day LIVE
Chelsea v Manchester United
FA Cup Quarter Final – Radio 5 Commentary

23:10 – 00:10
ITV4
German Football Highlights

Tuesday March 14th 2017:
06:00 – 06:05
ITV4
Snooker v Darts

09:30 – 11:00
ITV
ITV Racing – The Opening Show
Build up to today’s live coverage.

13:00 – 13:50
BBC Two
The Super League Show

13:00 – 16:30
ITV
ITV Racing – Cheltenham Festival
Opening day of live coverage.

18:30 – 22:30

BBC Red Button

5 Live Final Score

20:00 – 21:00
ITV4
World Superbike Highlights
Action from Thailand – Round 2.

Wednesday March 15th 2017:
01:25 – 02:25
ITV4
The Football Mavericks
Documentary

06:00 – 06:10
ITV4
Sporting Funnies

09:30 – 11:00
ITV
ITV Racing – The Opening Show
Build up to today’s live coverage.

13:00 – 16:30
ITV
ITV Racing – Cheltenham Festival
Second day of live coverage.

23:15 – 23:45
BBC One
A Question of Sport
With guest Katherine Grainger.

23:15 – 00:15
ITV
Champions League Highlights.

Thursday March 16h 2017:
06:00 – 06:10
ITV4
Barcelona’s European Glory

09:30 – 11:00
ITV
ITV Racing – The Opening Show
Build up to today’s live coverage.

13:00 – 16:30
ITV
ITV Racing – Cheltenham Festival
Third day of live coverage.

20:00 – 21:00
ITV4
The Big Fish Off
With guest Ricky Hatton.

20:00 – 22:00

BT Showcase

Europa League LIVE

Monchengladbach v Schalke

22:00 – 22:30
BBC Two
MOTD: The Premier League Show
With Gabby Logan

23:15 – 00:10
ITV
Europa League Highlights

Friday March 17th 2017:
06:00 – 06:10
ITV4
Football Rivalries

09:30 – 11:00
ITV
ITV Racing – The Opening Show
Build up to today’s live coverage.

13:00 – 16:30
ITV
ITV Racing – Cheltenham Festival
Fourth day of live coverage.

19:30 – 20:00
BBC One
A Question of Sport
With guest Katherine Grainger.

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Highlights this week include:
Motorsport: LIVE World Superbikes

Cycling: LIVE Tirreno-Adriatico 
Cycling: LIVE Paris-Nice
Cycling: LIVE Nokere-Koerse

11 & 12 March: LIVE World Superbikes

The second round of the FIM World Superbike Championship takes place this month as riders head to the Chang International Circuit in Thailand following the first outing in Phillip Island, Australia.

Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea will be a hot favourite once again as he continues his hunt for a third consectuive world title.

Matt Roberts will present the studio analysis alongside five-time British Superbike champion Shane Byrne, with James Whitham alongside new lead commentator Greg Haines.

Saturday 11 March
0615-1015 LIVE race one & qualifying on Eurosport 2

Sunday 12 March
0700-1015 LIVE race two on Eurosport 2

8-14 March: LIVE Cycling – Tirreno-Adriatico

Mark Cavendish takes to the road once again as Eurosport broadcast exclusively LIVE from the latter stages of Tirreno-Adriatico. 

Some of the biggest names in cycling head to Italy this month for the 2017 Tirreno-Adriatico, one of the toughest races on the UCI World Tour. The likes of two-time Grand Tour winner Nairo Quintana, 2016 Giro d’Italia champion Vincenzo Nibali join Cavendish for the seven-stage tour.

Former British road race champion Matt Stephens will join Eurosport expert Carlton Kirby in the commentary booth.

Saturday 11 March
1300-1515 LIVE stage four on Eurosport 2

Sunday 12 March
1300-1515 LIVE stage five on Eurosport 2

Monday 13 March
1315-1515 LIVE stage six on Eurosport 1

Tuesday 14 March
1315-1515 LIVE stage seven on Eurosport 1
5-12 March: Cycling – Paris-Nice

Britain’s Geraint Thomas heads to France to defend his Paris-Nice title this week as Eurosport broadcast exclusively LIVE from the 75th edition of this prestigious race.

Thomas fronted Team Sky for the first time in a major stage race last year, and the faith was repaid as he finished the race in the yellow jersey, three seconds ahead of Alberto Contador.

Rob Hatch will lead the commentary with seven-time winner of the Paris-Nice Sean Kelly alongside him.

Saturday 11 March
1515-1700 LIVE stage seven on Eurosport 2

Sunday 12 March
1500-1615 LIVE stage eight on Eurosport 1

 

17-19 March: LIVE Super League Triathlon

This week, Eurosport will broadcast live coverage from the opening round of the inaugural Triathlon Super League on Hamilton Island, Australia. 

The invitation-only field for the event will include double Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee and double Olympic medallist Jonathan Brownlee of Great Britain, 5-time ITU World Champion Javier Gomez and 2016 WTS World Champion Mario Mola of Spain, non-drafting star Cameron Dye of the U.S., and additional ITU stars from South Africa, New Zealand, Norway, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Netherlands and Slovakia.

Friday 17 March
0630-0830 LIVE day one on Eurosport 1

 

Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 are available on BT TV, Sky, Virgin Media and Virgin Media Ireland:

Eurosport 1                                                                                          Eurosport 2

BT TV 513 | 521 (HD)                                                                       BT TV 514 | 522 (HD)

Sky 410 (HD)                                                                                     Sky 411 (HD)

Virgin Media 521 | 522 (HD)                                                       Virgin Media 525 | 526 (HD)

Virgin Media Ireland 423 | 424 (HD)                                                  Virgin Media Ireland 425 | 426 (HD)

 

Eurosport channels also available online and on mobile via Eurosport Player: www.eurosportplayer.com 

 

Eurosport TV Guide can be found here; http://tv.eurosport.co.uk/

 

Follow us on Twitter at @Eurosport_UK or find us on Facebook 

 

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I’ll be picking out some programmes you catch each week on TV Player Plus.  To subscribe, and for more information, visit http://tvplayer.com/plus – £5.99 a month for 30 premium channels; it’s great value.  Channels include GOLD, Alibi, Lifetime, W, Eurosport 1 and 2, Eden – and loads more.  There’s the option to watch the 30 premium channels (and loads of Freeview channels) all live, and a good selection of catch-up material too.

Saturday at 7pm on Discovery catch their popular series ‘Gold Rush’ – six men in Alaska digging for gold!  Sunday at 2pm on GOLD you can catch the popular eighties film ‘Look Who’s Talking’ with John Travolta and Kirstie Alley.  Monday at 8pm on W there’s a brand new episode of ‘Honey I Bought The House’.

Tuesday at 8pm, and brand new to Eden there’s ‘Life on Earth – A New Prehistory’ – Wednesday at 9pm and 10pm on History there’s two brand new episodes of ‘Swamp People’, Thursday at 10:25pm on GOLD there’s classic comedy with ‘Harry Enfield and Chums’… and Friday at 9pm on History there’s brand new episodes of ‘Alone’, with ten people abandoned in the wilderness of Patagonia!

 

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For all of the Cheltenham Festival action this week, with full analysis and build up around the clock, then Racing UK is the place to be.

Today

00:00

Racing Replay
A round up of yesterday’s racing action from Sandown..

01:30

The Betting Lab
Angus McNae and Tony Calvin preview the weekend’s betting action..

02:30

Racing Replay
A round up of yesterday’s racing action from Sandown..

04:00

The Betting Lab
Angus McNae and Tony Calvin preview the weekend’s betting action..

05:00

Racing Replay
A round up of yesterday’s racing action from Sandown..

06:30

The Betting Lab
Angus McNae and Tony Calvin preview the weekend’s betting action..

07:30

Racing Replay
A round up of yesterday’s racing action from Sandown..

09:00

The Betting Lab
Angus McNae and Tony Calvin preview the weekend’s betting action..

10:00

Racing Replay
A round up of yesterday’s racing action from Sandown..

11:30

The Betting Lab
Angus McNae and Tony Calvin preview the weekend’s betting action..

12:00

Freeview Mark Your Card
The Racing UK team take a look ahead at the day’s racing action..

13:00

Live Racing
Today’s live racing action from Sandown and Ayr..

18:00

Racing Replay
A round up of today’s racing action from Sandown and Ayr..

Sunday March 12

00:00

Racing Replay
A round up of yesterday’s racing action from Sandown and Ayr..

04:30

Live Racing: Hong Kong
Today’s live racing action from Sha Tin..

10:00

Racing Breakfast
A chance to see many of the special features Racing UK has filmed ahead of this year’s Cheltenham Festival..

13:30

Live Racing
Today’s live racing action from Warwick..

18:00

Racing Replay
A round up of yesterday’s racing action from Warwick..

Monday March 13

00:00

Racing Replay
A round up of yesterday’s racing action from Warwick..

08:00

2016 Cheltenham Festival Replay
All the thrills and spills from the 2016 Cheltenham Festival..

14:00

The Betting Lab
Tom Stanley and Angus McNae present a special pre-Cheltenham programme, live from the course, and with betting clues from Tony Calvin..

16:00

Cheltenham Festival Features
A taste of some of the special features Racing UK has filmed ahead of this year’s Cheltenham Festival..

17:00

Racing Replay
A round up of yesterday’s racing action from Warwick..

Tuesday March 14

01:00

Racing Replay
A round up of Sunday’s racing action from Warwick..

03:30

2016 Cheltenham Festival Replay
All the thrills and spills from the 2016 Cheltenham Festival..

09:30

Mark Your Card
Alex Steedman and Tom Stanley preview all the racing from day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival..

11:30

Freeview Mark Your Card
Alex Steedman and Tom Stanley preview all the racing from day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival..

13:00

The Cheltenham Festival Live
Live coverage of day one of the Cheltenham Festival featuring the Stan James Champion Hurdle..

18:00

Racing Replay
Angus McNae and Nick Lightfoot analyse all the day’s action from Cheltenham..

Wednesday March 15

00:00

Racing Replay
Angus McNae and Nick Lightfoot analyse yesterday’s action from Cheltenham..

09:30

Mark Your Card
Alex Steedman and Tom Stanley preview all the racing from day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival..

11:30

Freeview Mark Your Card
Alex Steedman and Tom Stanley preview all the racing from day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival..

13:00

The Cheltenham Festival Live
Live coverage of day two of the Cheltenham Festival featuring the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase..

18:00

Racing Replay
Angus McNae and Nick Lightfoot analyse all the day’s action from Cheltenham..

Thursday March 16

00:00

Racing Replay
Angus McNae and Nick Lightfoot analyse yesterday’s action from Cheltenham..

09:30

Mark Your Card
Alex Steedman and Tom Stanley preview all the racing from day 3 of the Cheltenham Festival..

11:30

Freeview Mark Your Card
Alex Steedman and Tom Stanley preview all the racing from day 3 of the Cheltenham Festival..

13:00

The Cheltenham Festival Live
Live coverage of day three of the Cheltenham Festival featuring the Sunbets Stayers’ Hurdle..

18:00

Racing Replay
Angus McNae and Nick Lightfoot analyse all the day’s action from Cheltenham..

Friday March 17

00:00

Racing Replay
Angus McNae and Nick Lightfoot analyse yesterday’s action from Cheltenham..

09:30

Mark Your Card
Alex Steedman and Tom Stanley preview all the racing from day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival..

11:30

Freeview Mark Your Card
Alex Steedman and Tom Stanley preview all the racing from day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival..

13:00

The Cheltenham Festival Live
Live coverage of day four of the Cheltenham Festival featuring the Timico Gold Cup..

18:00

Racing Replay
Angus McNae and Nick Lightfoot analyse all the day’s action from Cheltenham..

Saturday March 18

00:00

Racing Replay
Angus McNae and Nick Lightfoot analyse yesterday’s action from Cheltenham..

12:00

Freeview Mark Your Card
The Racing UK team take a look ahead at the day’s racing action..

13:00

Live Racing
Today’s live racing action from Kempton..

17:30

Racing Replay
A round up of today’s racing action from Kempton..

To subscribe and for further details, visit http://www.racinguk.com

BT-Sport

The BT Showcase page has been updated with listings up to, and including Saturday March 11th 2017.  Live Europa League and Live Champions League action on the channel this week, although no British teams will be screened on BT Showcase this week.

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Front Runner Forthcoming Highlights:

Including LIVE ENGLISH DARTS THIS WEEKEND – DON’T MISS IT!

Saturday 11 March 2017
10am. Mobil 1 The Grid. (Repeated 11/03 9.30pm; 12/03 8.30am and 11am; 13/03 at 6.30pm; 14/03 at 11pm; 15/03 at 11pm; 16/03 at 10pm.) 
Offering a behind the scenes VIP pass to the world of motorsport, Mobil 1 the Grid delivers the most comprehensive coverage of four-wheel racing on television.
 
3pm-7pm. Poker Stars Isle of Man International Darts Festival 2017.
Over 1000 players from BDO Darts gather in the Isle of Man for the 1st major domestic event of the year. Glen Durrant fresh from his Lakeside world title will have plenty of competition this weekend.
10pm. Irish National Forest Championship. (Repeated 13/03 at 7.30pm and 18/03 at 10pm)
Highlights of the multi-class Irish Forest Rally Championship that caters for WRC machinery downwards. Carrick on Suir Forest Rally.
11pm. Fights from the Vault. (Repeated Monday at 9pm)
All the action from Ice 11.

Sunday 12 March 2017
2pm-6pm. Poker Stars Isle of Man International Darts Festival 2017.
Over 1000 players from BDO Darts gather in the Isle of Man for the 1st major domestic event of the year. Glen Durrant fresh from his Lakeside world title will have plenty of competition this weekend.
9.30pm. Behind the Fighter. (Repeated Monday at 8.30pm)
Meet MMA fighter Dean Garnett.
Monday 13 March 2017
7pm. Bike World. (Repeated 14/03 at 11.30pm, 15/03 at 11.30am, 16/03 11.30pm and 18/03 at 10.30am and 9pm)
All the latest action from the world of 2 wheels! We ride the best motorbikes in the best locations and have a lot of fun doing it.

Tuesday 14 March 2017
12noon. Road Racing Series. (Repeated at 6pm and 18/03 at 11am).
2 – Scarborough Spring Cup Part 2. The bravest motorcycle racers go head-to-head at speeds of up to 200mph on closed public roads around Ireland.
 
 
Thursday 16 March 2017
6pm. FACING OFF. (Repeated 17/03 at 10pm)
Highlights from the Elite Ice Hockey League.

 

Front Runner is available on Freeview ch91, FreeSat ch250, Talk Talk/BT ch91 and Sky ch468.

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Fixtures live at http://www.livesportsfm.co.uk

Sports On the Box with Chris Benson every weekend on http://www.livesportsfm.co.uk – 11:30am… don’t miss it!

11/03/2017 Buildbase FA Vase – Semi Final 1st leg
Coleshill Town vs South Shields
14:30

 

12/03/2017 Kingstone Press Championship
Halifax RLFC vs London Broncos
14:30

 

17/03/2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup – Fourth Round
London Broncos vs Toronto Wolfpack
19:30

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